Déclarations

Statement on World Polio Day

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 - October 24 has been designated World Polio Day by Rotary International in honour of the birth of American medical researcher and polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green...
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Statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – Today marks the first day of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as well as the the Bandi Chhor Divas, the Sikh festival of liberation. On this day, Jains also celebrate the attainment of...
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Statement on the shooting incidents in Ottawa

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich­–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement regarding the shooting incidents that occurred at the National War Memorial and...
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Statement on Offshore Drilling in the Gulf of St Lawrence

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 -  OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada urges the federal government to honour its constitutionally mandated duty to consult with local First Nations before moving any further with plans for offshore...
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Statement on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Friday, 17 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – Today marks the 21st annual International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day of observance was designated by the United Nations in 1993 in order to promote awareness of the need to...
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Statement on World Food Day

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 - OTTAWA – World Food Day is celebrated each year in honour of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on October 16, 1945. The theme for World Food Day 2014 is “Family...
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Statement on International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Friday, 26 Sep 2014 -  OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, has issued the following statement for UN International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons...
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Green Party of Canada extends best wishes for Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 - OTTAWA – Rosh Hashanah, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days and the beginning of the Jewish New Year, begins tonight at sundown. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for...
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September 22 is Car Free Day

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 - OTTAWA – Today is World Car Free Day, an international day of action to promote alternative modes of transportation and a cleaner environment. “Car Free Day is an opportunity to think critically...
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Statement on the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 - OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich–Gulf Islands, issued the following statement to remember and honour those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001:  "...
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